Hosting Zoom Meetings – 101

In support of United Way’s Day of Caring request from a local nonprofit, Brittney Patton from Social Impact Advisors shares a tutorial for setting up and running a Zoom meeting. We thought others might find it useful too.  Resources: Hosting Zoom Meetings - 101 PDF For more Zoom tutorials visit:

By |June 25th, 2020|Categories: Tutorial|

Creating a Resilient Recovery, with Julia Langer, CEO, The Atmospheric Fund

In this episode, Julia Langer, CEO of The Atmospheric Fund (TAF), shares how COVID-19 has impacted TAF and its grantees.  With TAF's mandate to reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the greater Toronto and Hamilton areas, Julia underscores that there is still a climate crisis, amidst the COVID crisis, needing urgent action.  We need programs and policies in place.   Julia also talks about the opportunity COVID has highlighted, of "multi-solving" – addressing issues of health, the environment, the economy, equity and more as we look to create a Resilient Recovery. She encourages organizations to start developing these solutions [...]

By |June 11th, 2020|Categories: Impact Clarity, Leadership, Podcast, Social Innovation|

The Canadian Charitable Sector in COVID-19 and beyond

In this podcast, we connect with the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector, through its charitable sector co-chairs, Bruce MacDonald, President & CEO of Imagine Canada, and Hilary Pearson, former President of Philanthropic Foundations of Canada. We hear about what they are seeing in the charitable sector – both what COVID-19 has caused (including significant increases and decreases in demand, depending on the sub-sector), and what the virus has brought to light about cracks in the charitable sector. We get an inside look at what might need to change as we turn to recovery and transformation of [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Categories: Leadership, Podcast, Strategy|

Impact and Strategic Clarity Community of Practice: COVID-19 Notes from the field

There is no roadmap, it all seems so overwhelming, but you are doing it, you ARE managing the crisis! We’re fortunate to be part of a group of nine inspiring women coaches working with the McConnell Foundation in the Innoweave Impact and Strategic Clarity Coaches’ Community of Practice.  Many members of this small group have been working in coaching and consulting with the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for decades and have been connected to one another since 2012.  Our learning and growing together has been rich and varied. We work with nonprofit, public sector and philanthropic leaders in planning [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Impact Clarity, Leadership, Strategy|

Building Better Communities: The B Corp Model with Craig Ryan, BDC

Are you proud of how your successful organization makes your community a better place to live? Do you want to be? Craig Ryan, Director, Purpose Entrepreneurship, leads BDC's team to help grow Canada's national movement of certified Beneficial corporations (B Corps). He shares with us how this thinking fits with B Corp leaders, what he sees as the resilience of B Corps and the importance of this as a model for more organizations as we come out the other side of COVID-19, with people more connected to people and place, and the impact they can make on their community.  [...]

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Podcast|
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